Tag: CTE

NFL Player Says There’s More to Life Than Football Amid More CTE Concerns

New York Jets rookie safety Jamal Adams showcased his passion — and a bit of naivety — when speaking at a fan forum regarding chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a degenerative brain disease caused by repeated blows to the head, that is currently plaguing the National Football League. Continue reading “NFL Player Says There’s More to Life Than Football Amid More CTE Concerns”

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Post-Concussion Syndrome Plagues Former NFL Offensive Lineman Will Rackley

Many NFL players retire with fond memories of their careers.

Joe Montana has his four Super Bowl championships and three Super Bowl MVP awards. Aside from his extensive list of accolades, Franco Harris will forever be associated with the “Immaculate Reception.” Emmitt Smith has his NFL-­leading 18,355 career rushing yards.

Former offensive lineman Will Rackley left the game with a different memento.

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